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Closing PDA in Premature Infants – Without Surgery

Patent ductus arteriosus one of the most common heart problems in premature infants. Nearly 1 in 5 will have a PDA. They should be evaluated thoroughly to see if they have a hemodynamically significant PDA that is causing them harm or delaying their growth.  Left untreated, PDA can cause signs of heart failure and eventually lead to chronic lung disease and pulmonary hypertension.

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“Kids Can” Program Shows MRIs Without Anesthesia are Possible

Thousands of children who undergo an MRI scan without the need for anesthesia at Children’s Health℠ each year. This success is driven by our “Kids Can” program which combines patient education, clinical training and fun, interactive activities to help reduce the need for anesthesia, shorten procedure times and improve patient safety.

 

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